Baltic City Breaks

Riga - Vilnius City Break

LATVIA - LITHUANIA - LATVIA  

DAY 1: RIGA

Arrival in Riga. Have a private transfer to hotel for 1 night (~20 min). Check in. Enjoy a private walking tour through Riga Old Town (2hrs) seeing remarkable sites like St.Peter's Church with its famous rooster, St.Jacobs Church, Dom Square and Dom Cathedral, home to one of the world's most valuable historic organs. The Powder Tower and city walls will make you feel the breath of the medieval. The guide will tell you about the oldest stone residential dwellings in Riga, the Three Brothers, the Great and Small Guilds, and the fortification wall of Riga with the Swedish Gate the last surviving gate in the wall. The guide will introduce you to the intriguing story of the Cat House and show you Town Hall Square with the beautiful and elegant Blackheads House. The tour will take visitors to Riga Castle founded in 1330, the Parliament, the Monument of Liberty and fantastic Riga`s Opera House.

Visit Art Nouveau district (1,5-2hrs). The real treasure of the city is the largest and best-preserved collection of Art Nouveau buildings in the world. This fact was corroborated by UNESCO in 1997 and now the central section of Riga is included in the UNESCO World Heritage List. Riga is sometimes called the "capital" of Art Nouveau thanks to the heritage of 800 buildings of Art Nouveau. Alberta Street and the western part of Elizabetes street are considered to be the heart of Art Nouveau in Riga. Guide will tell you about the different symbols Art Nouveau and shows a lot of samples.

Free time for enjoying the city on your own - different bars, clubs, lounges and casinos here are for all tastes. Most of them open till early morning hours on weekends.

 

DAY 2: RIGA - JURMALA - VILNIUS

After breakfast check out and have a private tour to Jurmala.

Jurmala - a famous seaside resort situated only 20 km from Riga. The natural curative features of this place were already well known more than 150 years ago. Nowadays endless golden beaches, Baltic Sea, salubrious air and the unique beauty of pine forests attract tourists. Jurmala is a cozy European town composed of houses plunged into the parks and forests. Here you can come across wooden country houses from beginning of the 20th century as well as modern cottages. Surrounded by pine trees, the wooden cottages of Jurmala are unique monuments of cultural heritage; in which Classicism, Art Nouveau, National Romanticism and Functionalism harmoniously co-exist.


After lunch break continue to Vilnius. Arrive in Vilnius and check in and overnight in Vilnius.

 

DAY 3: VILNIUS - departure

After breakfast at hotel enjoy a private guided tour in historical Vilnius Old Town (2hrs), which is one of the largest in Eastern Europe.

Visit the most important sights like Cathedral Square with the Dome Church and Clock-Tower, St. Anne’s Church, St.Bernhardin’s Church, Town Hall Square and Vilnius University with St. John’s Church, the Gates of Dawn with the holy image of the Virgin Mary, and the Russian Orthodox Church of the Holy Spirit. During the tour your guide will also show you Gediminas Castle and Tower and beautiful St.Casimir`s Church. Vilnius is often called a Baroque city. However, the ruins of castles, narrow streets, church spires, bell towers, red tile roofs and residential cellars testify that Vilnius has had major influence from the Gothic style. In the 16th century Gothic became intertwined with Renaissance, and in the 17th – 18th century Baroque buildings started to appear.

Check out. Transfer to Vilnius Airport and departure. 

 

Package price in Euro per person based on twin sharing room in Low Season (1st of November -30th of April):

Number of pax 

Rates 3* Hotel

Rates 4* Hotel

 2 pax

329 €

341 €

 3 - 4 pax

257 €

 270 € 

 5 - 6 pax

195 €

207 €

 Single Room Supplement

40 €

 50 €


Package price in Euro per person based on twin sharing room in High Season (1st of May -31st of October):

Number of pax 

Rates 3* Hotel

Rates 4* Hotel

 2 pax

 347 €

372 €

 3 - 4 pax

276 €

 301 € 

 5 - 6 pax

214 €

238 €

 Single Room Supplement

  55 €

 65 €


For larger amount of people, please request the price!

Price includes the following services:
2 nights overnight in hotel with breakfast on twin sharing basis;
All private transfers as mentioned per itinerary;
Licensed English speaking local guide for sightseeing tours as per program;
All applicable taxes and service tax;
Assistance 24/7 during  travel


Our package does not include the following services:
Any expenses of personal nature - phone calls, laundry, mini bar etc.
Any airline tickets;
Travel insurance;
Tips and porter charges;
Any other services not specified above.
 
 
Payment terms and conditions:
10% upon reservation (non-refundable)
40% 30 days before arrival
50% 16 days before arrival

Cancellation rules:
Till 30 days before arrival 10% non-refundable
29-16 days before arrival 50% non-refundable
Less than 15 days before arrival - 100% non-refundable